Posts Tagged ‘evolutionary biology’

Sarah Otto. Photo courtesy of the John D. & Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation.

UBC biologist wins MacArthur “genius” grant

Sep. 20, 2011 | Filed under: Media Release | Tags: , , , ,

Sarah Otto, a zoology professor and director of the Biodiversity Research Centre at the University of British Columbia, is one of 22 people to be picked for this year’s round of ”genius grants” from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation.

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UBC graduate student discovers key to “bifocals” in mangrove fish species

Jul. 20, 2011 | Filed under: Media Release | Tags: , , , , , , , ,

A “four-eyed” fish that sees simultaneously above and below the water line has offered up a dramatic example of how gene expression allows organisms to adapt to their environment.

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